Tag Archives: Aging

Borrowed Time.

After I wrote my last post on Contentment, many memories of my past life popped up during my morning reveries and this one grabbed my attention for quite some time. When you read the lyrics, you will see why. This … Continue reading

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Remembering Vs Doing.

My daughter in love Manjiree listens to the FM radio when she is busy in the kitchen and this morning she was listening to this lovely song from a nineties Bollywood movie. You can read the lyrics and the translation … Continue reading

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I received this in a group mail to my classmates from a classmate who, as you can see, is a seenager. I am one of the people that he hangs around with and I am sure that most of my … Continue reading

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It’s a shallow life that doesn’t give a person a few scars. ~ Garrison Keillor, By that definition, I have had a very deep life indeed. This post has been inspired by my daughter in law Manjiree noticing some scars … Continue reading

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Care Giving II.

Continuing from where I left off yesterday, let me start off by going back to the beginning of my caregiving experiences. Urmeela suffered multiple cardiac and cerebral infarcts in 2001. After the initial hospitalisation and coming home she was advised … Continue reading

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How Old Are You?

I was asked to play this game by a friend and despite my cynicism, I did and got this message at the end of the game. You really act like a seventy-five year old! You’ve lived long enough to want … Continue reading

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How Old Is Old?

“Do you know how long a year takes when it’s going away?’ Dunbar repeated to Clevinger. ‘This long.’ He snapped his fingers. ‘A second ago you were stepping into college with your lungs full of fresh air. Today you’re an … Continue reading

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Grumpy Old Men.

Shackman in his comments on my post Greetings And Farewells, had these two nice things to say about me. “Wow – I never realized what a crotchety old geezer you are. :-)” and, “Upon reflection I find you are not … Continue reading

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This post is in response to the great discussion that has taken place between Ursula and gaelikaa in my comments box in my post on Miss Tibet. Unfortunately, I am not able to give due credit to this wonderful illustration, … Continue reading

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My Friends Are Convinced That I am Over The Hill.

My friends, are convinced that I am now over the hill. Otherwise, I do not see any reason for receiving messages like this by email from them. I also seem to have read a blog somewhere similar to this and … Continue reading

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